2017 Scottish Open (snooker)


The 2017 Dafabet Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 11 to 17 December 2017 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland.[1] It was the twelfth ranking event of the 2017/2018 season and a part of the Home Nations Series.

Dafabet Scottish Open
Tournament information
Dates11–17 December 2017
VenueEmirates Arena
CityGlasgow
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£366,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest break Cao Yupeng (147)
Final
Champion Neil Robertson
Runner-up Cao Yupeng
Score9–8
2016
2018

Marco Fu was the defending champion, but he lost 4–3 to Xiao Guodong in the last 16.[2]

Cao Yupeng made his first professional maximum break in the third frame of his first round match against Andrew Higginson. It was the 134th official maximum in professional competition.[3]

Neil Robertson won the tournament, coming from 4–8 down to win 9–8 in the final against Cao Yupeng.[4]

Prize fund


The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £20,000

Main draw


Qualifying Round

Ross Vallance 4–2 Robert Carlisle

Top half

Section 1
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Marco Fu (1)4
 
 
 
Duane Jones0
 
Marco Fu (1)4
 
 
 
Fang Xiongman2
 
Fang Xiongman4
 
 
 
David Gilbert3
 
Marco Fu (1)4
 
 
 
Zhou Yuelong3
 
Zhou Yuelong4
 
 
 
Ian Preece1
 
Zhou Yuelong4
 
 
 
Yu Delu2
 
Lee Walker2
 
 
 
Yu Delu4
 
Marco Fu (1)3
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong4
 
Martin Gould (16)3
 
 
 
Noppon Saengkham4
 
Noppon Saengkham4
 
 
 
Zhang Yong0
 
Fergal O'Brien1
 
 
 
Zhang Yong4
 
Noppon Saengkham1
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong4
 
Lyu Haotian2
 
 
 
Gary Wilson4
 
Gary Wilson3
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong4
 
Xiao Guodong4
 
 
Li Yuan1
 
Section 2
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Chris Totten4
 
 
 
Sam Baird1
 
Chris Totten4
 
 
 
Mitchell Mann3
 
Hossein Vafaei3
 
 
 
Mitchell Mann4
 
Chris Totten0
 
 
 
Neil Robertson (9)4
 
John Astley2
 
 
 
Liam Highfield4
 
Liam Highfield2
 
 
 
Neil Robertson (9)4
 
Neil Robertson (9)4
 
 
 
Rod Lawler0
 
Neil Robertson (9)4
 
 
 
David Grace2
 
David Grace4
 
 
 
Alexander Ursenbacher1
 
David Grace4
 
 
 
Alan McManus3
 
Matthew Selt2
 
 
 
Alan McManus4
 
David Grace4
 
 
 
Zhang Anda3
 
Mark King1
 
 
 
Zhang Anda4
 
Zhang Anda4
 
 
 
Ben Woollaston2
 
Mark Allen (8)3
 
 
Ben Woollaston4
 
Section 3
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
John Higgins (5)4
 
 
 
Jack Lisowski1
 
John Higgins (5)4
 
 
 
Christopher Keogan1
 
Nigel Bond0
 
 
 
Christopher Keogan4
 
John Higgins (5)4
 
 
 
Gerard Greene0
 
Mike Dunn4
 
 
 
Adam Duffy0
 
Mike Dunn3
 
 
 
Gerard Greene4
 
Zhao Xintong2
 
 
 
Gerard Greene4
 
John Higgins (5)4
 
 
 
Ashley Hugill0
 
Ali Carter (12)4
 
 
 
Anthony Hamilton0
 
Ali Carter (12)3
 
 
 
Ashley Hugill4
 
Ashley Hugill4
 
 
 
Ross Vallance3
 
Ashley Hugill4
 
 
 
Peter Lines1
 
Tian Pengfei2
 
 
 
Kurt Dunham4
 
Kurt Dunham2
 
 
 
Peter Lines4
 
Yuan Sijun0
 
 
Peter Lines4
 
Section 4
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
James Wattana0
 
 
 
Michael White4
 
Michael White4
 
 
 
Scott Donaldson2
 
Scott Donaldson4
 
 
 
Josh Boileau2
 
Michael White4
 
 
 
Kyren Wilson (13)1
 
Dominic Dale4
 
 
 
Basem Eltahhan1
 
Dominic Dale1
 
 
 
Kyren Wilson (13)4
 
Kyren Wilson (13)4
 
 
 
Chen Zhe2
 
Michael White1
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)4
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh3
 
 
 
Jamie Curtis-Barrett4
 
Jamie Curtis-Barrett1
 
 
 
Li Hang4
 
Sean O'Sullivan1
 
 
 
Li Hang4
 
Li Hang3
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)4
 
Robert Milkins4
 
 
 
Oliver Lines2
 
Robert Milkins1
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)4
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)4
 
 
Michael Georgiou1
 

Bottom half

Section 5
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Ding Junhui (3)4
 
 
 
Jak Jones2
 
Ding Junhui (3)4
 
 
 
Chris Wakelin2
 
Chris Wakelin4
 
 
 
Thor Chuan Leong2
 
Ding Junhui (3)3
 
 
 
Rory McLeod4
 
Rory McLeod4
 
 
 
Graeme Dott2
 
Rory McLeod4
 
 
 
Niu Zhuang0
 
Niu Zhuang4
 
 
 
Wang Yuchen3
 
Rory McLeod3
 
 
 
Ricky Walden4
 
Liang Wenbo (14)4
 
 
 
Sanderson Lam2
 
Liang Wenbo (14)3
 
 
 
Mark Joyce4
 
Mark Joyce4
 
 
 
Martin O'Donnell2
 
Mark Joyce1
 
 
 
Ricky Walden4
 
Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
Billy Joe Castle2
 
Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
Joe Swail2
 
Lukas Kleckers0
 
 
Joe Swail4
 
Section 6
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Ian Burns1
 
 
 
Tom Ford4
 
Tom Ford4
 
 
 
Hammad Miah0
 
Matthew Stevens1
 
 
 
Hammad Miah4
 
Tom Ford4
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington0
 
Joe Perry4
 
 
 
Chen Zifan2
 
Joe Perry2
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington4
 
Jackson Page1
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington4
 
Tom Ford0
 
 
 
Cao Yupeng4
 
Allan Taylor4
 
 
 
Soheil Vahedi3
 
Allan Taylor3
 
 
 
Cao Yupeng4
 
Cao Yupeng4
 
 
 
Andrew Higginson0
 
Cao Yupeng4
 
 
 
Daniel Wells3
 
Jimmy White4
 
 
 
Sunny Akani1
 
Jimmy White1
 
 
 
Daniel Wells4
 
Shaun Murphy (6)3
 
 
Daniel Wells4
 
Section 7
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (7)2
 
 
 
Jamie Jones4
 
Jamie Jones0
 
 
 
Yan Bingtao4
 
Matthew Bolton0
 
 
 
Yan Bingtao4
 
Yan Bingtao3
 
 
 
Stephen Maguire4
 
Leo Fernandez1
 
 
 
Hamza Akbar4
 
Hamza Akbar2
 
 
 
Stephen Maguire4
 
Alex Borg0
 
 
 
Stephen Maguire4
 
Stephen Maguire4
 
 
 
Xu Si1
 
Mark Williams (10)w/d
 
 
 
Xu Siw/o
 
Xu Si4
 
 
 
Jimmy Robertson2
 
Paul Davison3
 
 
 
Jimmy Robertson4
 
Xu Si4
 
 
 
Craig Steadman2
 
Ken Doherty1
 
 
 
Craig Steadman4
 
Craig Steadman4
 
 
 
Alfie Burden2
 
Alfie Burden4
 
 
Ross Muir2
 
Section 8
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Mei Xiwen4
 
 
 
Kurt Maflin0
 
Mei Xiwen1
 
 
 
Elliot Slessor4
 
Rhys Clark2
 
 
 
Elliot Slessor4
 
Elliot Slessor4
 
 
 
Peter Ebdon3
 
Aditya Mehta2
 
 
 
Peter Ebdon4
 
Peter Ebdon4
 
 
 
Anthony McGill (15)1
 
Anthony McGill (15)4
 
 
 
Ryan Day0
 
Elliot Slessor3
 
 
 
Judd Trump (2)4
 
Eden Sharav4
 
 
 
Mark Davis3
 
Eden Sharav3
 
 
 
Michael Holt4
 
Robbie Williams0
 
 
 
Michael Holt4
 
Michael Holt0
 
 
 
Judd Trump (2)4
 
Sam Craigie4
 
 
 
Boonyarit Keattikun2
 
Sam Craigie2
 
 
 
Judd Trump (2)4
 
Judd Trump (2)4
 
 
Robin Hull0
 

Finals

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
Xiao Guodong 4
 
 
 
Neil Robertson (9)5
 
Neil Robertson (9)6
 
 
 
John Higgins (5)3
 
John Higgins (5)5
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (4)0
 
Neil Robertson (9)9
 
 
 
Cao Yupeng8
 
Ricky Walden 3
 
 
 
Cao Yupeng 5
 
Cao Yupeng6
 
 
 
Judd Trump 4
 
Stephen Maguire 2
 
 
Judd Trump 5
 

Final

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, 17 December 2017.
Neil Robertson (9)
 Australia
9–8 Cao Yupeng
 China
Afternoon: 21–118 (82), 72–62 (Robertson 61, Cao 62), 0–96 (72), 29–75 (74), 68–34, 7–119 (53, 66), 37–72 (67), 115–18 (64, 50)
Evening: 31–79 (72), 132–0 (132), 6–81 (81), 0–108 (66), 85–6 (85), 62–14, 73–30, 60–54, 77–16 (59)
132 Highest break 82
1 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 10

Century breaks


A total of 73 century breaks were made during the competition.[6]

References